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Review of the Mossberg 500

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A pump action shotgun is one of the most reliable and versatile weapons ever made. The Mossberg 500 series may well be the best pump shotgun that you can buy. Some may argue that boast, but in my experience, I stand by that statement. My last Mossberg model 500 is …

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How to Know Your Food Is Spoiled

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There are many methods and theories on how long to keep and use food, or when it has gone bad. There are some signs that are visible, and many that are not. Scientists say that not all bacteria are harmful, and there is a big difference between spoilage bacteria and …

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How to Prepare your Farm for SHTF

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As you are more likely aware, the best way to ensure one’s survival after TSHTF is to move to a rural area, this is why so many city preppers have a dwelling outside the city limits. Indeed, many of these dwellings have been optimized to turn into self-sustaining farms. While …

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The Top EDC Items Everyone Must Have

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When the average person heads out the door for work in the morning they typically have the following items: Keys Cell phone Wallet or purse (including cash, credit/debit cards, driver’s license, insurance cards, etc.) Depending on your line of work you may also have your lunch or a day planner, …

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Who Got to Trump?

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“I don’t know about you people, but the latest news pisses me off.” (Oh by the way …this article is mostly opinion and rated PG 13. The opinions expressed here should be the opinions of every American that is a patriot of this country) Moving right along…   Is it …

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How to Wrap Paracord (with Lots of Photos and Videos)

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Use it when packing your gear for your BOB, or just because you want your hatchets, knives, and other tools to have a comfortable, versatile grip. Paracord is an excellent choice when it comes to choosing a handle wrapping material. Not only does paracord serve as a good grip material, …

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Literally Every Way to Preserve Food

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While food is not the top priority in survival situations, it is still one of the four pillars of survival.  If you go long enough without food, your body starts to eat itself. It starts by breaking down fat.  Then it tears down muscle mass.  Finally it starts to feed …

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Review of the Ruger 10/22 .22 LR

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Ahhh, the iconic .22 rifle. For most gun guys, the first gun we ever got was a .22 rifle. I remember when I was about nine years old and my father gave me a Stevens Crackshot .22. Well, I thought that was about the coolest thing ever when I was …

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The 7 Most Lethal Places to Strike with a Knife

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I’m not sure what order the articles will come out, but last night I wrote an article that explained how you can make a knife without forging. Tonight I will try to explain how to use that knife for stabbing attacks to the greatest effect. This video shows the reality …

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Water Bath Canning Recipes

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If you have made the decision to prep in case of a SHTF situation, then canning can be a great way to prepare ahead of that time. We can grow lots of fresh fruits, and vegetables, which can become overbearing on us at harvest time. Perhaps you aren’t growing the …

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40 Ways to Use Tallow for Survival

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The theory of planning beforehand is not new for preppers of those wanting to insure a better chance of survival by being prepared. There are many substances with a multitude of uses, but tallow is such an all-purpose liquid gold, we had to explore it a bit more in-depth. Tallow …

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Preppers on the Run, Chapter 5: On the Road Again

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Click here to read previous chapters. They’d been moving almost non-stop for three nights and nearly four days when they came across the small hunting shack near the creek. They hadn’t seen or heard any sign of Mason since leaving the farm, although he’d still been alive when Jacob tied …

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The Difference Between Aquaponics and Hydroponics

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In your adventures and struggles with prepping you may have come across these two words. Hydroponics and Aquaponics are quickly becoming a popular method of providing food for homesteaders and preppers alike. If you haven’t heard of those two approaches before, you are in luck, because we will be going …

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19 Uses for Dental Floss (Besides Flossing Your Teeth)

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You probably have a roll or two of it in your bathroom. You know, in that drawer in the vanity that has the old razor you haven’t used in months, the cord for a shaver that broke last year, several band-aids and various tubes of ointments (most likely half of …

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How to Make Your Own Knife

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There are tons of articles about EDC gear and BOB equipment, and one of the most crucial items on those lists a knife. Now as we all know (you do now), knives come in many shapes, sizes, and, of course, prices. Two bills or not two bills, that is the …

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Survival Uses for Clay Pots

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When you find yourself in a survival situation, every resource you have must be used to its maximum potential.  You will often find that the best survival items are those that have multiple purposes.  Clay pots are one of those items.  In addition to having several uses, you can even …

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35 Pioneer Skills That Will Help You Survive

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Many may equate a lifestyle lived entirely self-contained or self-sufficiently with preppers, rural communities, on farmlands, or due to location such as in the Alaskan bush.  Actually, it may be by choice to downsize, seek a healthier lifestyle, or live fully self-contained. The lifestyle of bypassing modern conveniences to be …

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Budget Guns vs. Cheap Guns

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In your quest for preparedness and survival in case of SHTF or TEOTWAWKI, undoubtedly one of the most important pieces of equipment you should have in your goody bag o’ buggin’ (AKA BOB AKA bug out bag) is a firearm. Realistically, this is a piece of equipment you should have …

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